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Make a holiday rental home or chalet in Gosau, Austria your home away from home

Gosau is a delightful mountain town in the Salzkammergut region of Austria, with stunning views at every turn and more walking, hiking and mountain biking trails than you could possibly attempt in a whole season staying in a self catering Gosau chalet. The first time you arrive in Gosau, prepared to spend the first half hour simply staring in disbelief at the scenery, everyone does, regardless of the time of year they arrive!

Things to do in Gosau, Austria

The Gosau ski resort is part of the famous Dachstein West Ski Area in Salzkammergut. With 54 ski runs itself and access to a further 140km of downhill pistes of the Dachstein West resort, a Gosau chalet is an ideal ski resort for intermediate skiers and snowboarders due to the wide yet testing pistes and vast amounts of backcountry. The extensive ski lift system also gives you wonderful access to the pistes of Abtenau, Bad Ischl, Krippenstein and Rassbach from a Gosau holiday rental.

When the snow has melted, Gosau doesn’t become a ghost town until the snow returns in November or December, instead, the town becomes the haunt of walkers, mountain bikers and rock climbers. The summit of Grosser Donnerkogel is accessible from a holiday rental in Gosau, as there is a cabin cableway running from Gosau to the Gablonzer Hutte, a great place to ski and walk, from where the 2.5 hour climb to the summit can be started.

The area is absolutely stunning, and even if you are not looking for a haven of activity, you can still enjoy the exceptional beauty of the region without trouble. The many lakes, including Lake Gosausee, are excellent places to swim or sail, as well as simply sit and take in the atmosphere. The many gorgeous alpine towns of Salzkammergut are filled with timeless cafes and authentic family restaurants in which to relax and enjoy the very finest of the unique local culture.

Places to visit on holiday in Gosau, Austria

The astonishing mountain lake of Vordere Gosausee is a must-see item on any list to Gosau holidays. The Vordere Gosausee is an absolutely stunning mountain lake, encased on all sides by dramatic rock walls, which plummet into its majestic waters.

Weather in Gosau, Austria

Although the winter months are obviously cool, the summer months are surprisingly warm from a Gosau holiday property. During May and June, temperatures can be expected to reach into the 20’s (˚C), and by July and August, you can expect daily peak temperatures of around 26˚C.

Travel to Gosau, Austria

Gosau, Austria, is just 50 minutes from Salzburg Airport (SZG), which is well served with inbound flights from the UK. There are a great range of British departure points for Salzburg, and upon your arrival, you are greeted with both magnificent mountain scenery and plenty of hire car options! A hire car is not strictly necessary, but is advisable, especially if you would like to explore more of the area than you can reach on foot, by bike or on skis!

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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Beautiful house in Radstadt

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      This charming, fully equipped house even exceeded our expectations. We were 4 adults and three kids. If we decide to come back to Radstadt, this will be definitely our choice again. Very kind and polite owners.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 22-Jan-2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jan 2017

                                                                                                      Fabulous property near Salzburg

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Really impressed with this chalet - met on arrival by the house keeper, Johanna. Bowl of fruit and Prosecco in the fridge is a nice touch, plus the personal welcome from the owners. Local Spar about 9km away which stocked pretty much everything we needed. We went up the Donnaberg cable car when it was open on a beautifully sunny day, and walked back down the mountain home. Has a hilarious Thursday night at the local hotel which had traditional Austrian dancing, which called for audience participation at times! A truly peaceful location to stay in the summer - thank you
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 07-Sep-2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jul 2016

                                                                                                      Just pefect!

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      This is a wonderful apartment, spotlessly clean and very well equipped. We were met by Julie and Ian who are so very friendly and helpful, they have all the local knowledge you'd ever need! I wish I could have packed up the kitchen and brought it home! Perfect for us and our two dogs, a very short walk to the centre of Altenmarkt and a perfect location for seeing this part of Austria. Couldn't fault it, we will be back next summer for longer.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: 31-Aug-2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jul 2016